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The satirical video from Avenue Q is the latest in a string of responses from the theatre community in light of the AT&T advertisements and tweets; see the AT&T ad and more details here.
Many theatre artists spoke passionately via their social media accounts, and Patti LuPone issued a passionate statement to Playbill.com. "To the AT&T spokesperson: What altered reality do you live in? And why do you assume I live there, too?" read the statement. Read LuPone's full response here. The two-time Tony Award winner drew much support from fellow actors when she snatched a cell phone from an audience member during a performance of her show Shows For Days earlier this summer.
The current cast of Avenue Q includes Elizabeth Ann Berg, Kerri Brackin, Grace Choi, Ben Durocher, Jason Jacoby, Nick Kohn, Danielle K. Thomas, Katie Boren, Imari Hardon, Michael Liscio, JR and Jed Resnick. Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the comedic and heartfelt show currently plays New World Stages Off-Broadway. For more information and to purchase tickets visit AvenueQ.com.